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Twenty-Nine Thompson & Knight Attorneys Listed in Texas Rising Stars® 2012

03-12-2012 07:42 AM CET | Politics, Law & Society

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Texas (March 9, 2012) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate its 29 attorneys selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® 2012 by Thomson Reuters. The list will be published in the April 2012 issue of Texas Monthly.

The following are the Firm’s attorneys listed in Texas Rising Stars® 2012 and the practice areas in which they were nominated:

Dallas
Jesse E. Betts, Business/Corporate
Gregory D. Binns, Business Litigation
Christopher L. Chauvin, General Litigation
Amy R. Curtis, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jennifer Rudenick Ecklund, General Litigation
Bryan D. Garner, Real Estate
Rick Haan, Real Estate
Jessica Hammons, Securities & Corporate Finance
Todd D. Keator, Tax
Deborah L. Lively, Intellectual Property
Andrew Melsheimer, International
Sam L. Merrill, Tax
Brian E. Minyard, Banking
Neely P. Munnerlyn, Employee Benefits/ERISA
Richard B. Phillips, Jr., Appellate
Micah R. Prude, Employment & Labor
David C. Schulte, Business Litigation
Michael W. Stockham, Business Litigation
Nicole L. Williams, Antitrust Litigation
Wesley P. Williams, Securities & Corporate Finance

Fort Worth
Travis W. McNellie, Real Estate

Houston
Thad H. Armstrong, Real Estate
Hunter M. Barrow, Business Litigation
Tye C. Hancock, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
C. Stoddard (Todd) Lowther, Tax
Sarah E. McLean, Mergers & Acquisitions
Matthew R. Reed, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Glenn A. Reitman, Banking
Marlen D. Whitley, Mergers & Acquisitions

The Texas Rising Stars® represents the top 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or those attorneys who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The selection process involves a nominating survey sent to all attorneys named to the Texas Super Lawyers® 2011 and a review of each nominee by an attorney-led research team. Nominees are ranked based on the number and type of votes received with higher scores given to nominees from other law firms compared to internally generated nominations. These rankings are tallied and segregated based on firm size for the final selection.

About Thompson & Knight
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service firm providing legal solutions to public and private companies, governments, and individuals in all areas, including commercial and tort litigation, creditors rights, banking, finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, corporate governance, intellectual property, real estate, labor, environmental, white-collar defense matters, among others. We are particularly recognized for our depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. Thompson & Knight has approximately 330 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, and Michigan and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.

Thompson & Knight
1722 Routh Street, STE 1500
Dallas, TX 75201
Becky S. Jackson
Chief Client Services Officer
214.969.1478

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